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tillrinningsområde

English translation: drainage baisin / catchment area / watershed (AmE)

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07:17 Dec 1, 2010
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Geography
Swedish term or phrase: tillrinningsområde
Att Polens floder mynnar ut i Östersjön, att fisken hämtas hem däruppifrån, att hälften av befolkningen i Östersjöns tillrinningsområde bor i Polen finns inte i det allmänna medvetandet, för de flesta polacker är det bräckta havet vid den korta kustlinjen någonting väldigt avlägset och abstrakt.
xxxgeraldkimb
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English translation:drainage baisin / catchment area / watershed (AmE)
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4 +3drainage baisin / catchment area / watershed (AmE)xxxSwedEng


  

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drainage baisin / catchment area / watershed (AmE)


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    Reference: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/170868/drainage-ba...
xxxSwedEng
Sweden
Local time: 23:32
Native speaker of: English
Grading comment
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Helen Johnson
41 mins
  -> Thank you! :-)

agree  Charles Ek: With the proviso that "basin" is used instead of "baisin". ;-)
2 hrs
  -> Yes, of course. Thanks for pointing out the typo.

agree  Barry Appleby
4 hrs
  -> :-) Thanks, Barry.
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